Things To Do Indoors



Pop-up Cinema Hire – Already a Great Success

Chris Tinson was looking for ideas to entertain his children during the first lockdown, the result of which is his company Home Cinema Hire Leeds – and it seems it’s likely to become a national franchise. Chris said: “By the end of lockdown 1, like many families, we had tried every physical and virtual game […] Leeds Living …


The Creative Doodle Book Project

Bradford’s Mind The Gap Theatre Company has partnered with York St John University to develop a creative, hands-on resource. The joint digital arts ‘Creative Doodle Book’ Project is destined to support community groups and give vulnerable and marginalised people access to the arts and to creativity. Matthew Reason, Professor of Theatre & Performance at the […] Leeds Living …


JAMROCK – brighten up winter with a taste of the Caribbean

When it’s cold and dark it’s good to be reminded of sunshine. It is no coincidence that the BBC schedules Death in Paradise, set on a Caribbean island, for January. It was a similar mindset that drew me to the pink neon of JAMROCK, the new Caribbean restaurant and bar on Calls Lane.  On entering, I imagined friends sipping rum cocktails at […] Leeds Living …


Spice Fusion

After a long, wintery walk on Otley Chevin, all my sister and I wanted to do was to get warm and indulge in a curry. I haven’t had many takeaways since being in Leeds, so we had a look on Deliveroo and opted for Spice Fusion, an Indian takeaway located in West Park. We were […] Leeds Living …


Sela Bar at Home

With restaurants in Leeds closed to eat-in diners owing to COVID restrictions, many have continued to offer takeaway meals. Some have also started offering DIY restaurant kits, providing a fun date night idea or a great way to celebrate at home. I have enjoyed a few takeaways over the last few months, but I hadn’t […] Leeds Living …




Fidelio, Opera North Live-Stream

Despite a somewhat fragmented production, and while lacking the magic of live theatre, the beauty and spirit of Beethoven’s great opera come across clearly in this performance. Opera North live-streamers gathered together (albeit separately) once again on Saturday 12 December for a performance of Beethoven’s Fidelio. This performance, rather than being a fully-staged opera, was a […] Leeds Living …